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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 whit·en /ˈhwaɪtṇ, ˈwaɪ-/
 (vt.)使白,漂白(vi.)變白

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whit·en v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whitened p. pr. & vb. n. Whitening.]  To grow white; to turn or become white or whiter; as, the hair whitens with age; the sea whitens with foam; the trees in spring whiten with blossoms.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whit·en, v. t. To make white; to bleach; to blanch; to whitewash; as, to whiten a wall; to whiten cloth.
    The broad stream of the Foyle then whitened by vast flocks of wild swans.   --Macaulay.
 Syn: -- See Blanch.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 whiten
      v : turn white; "This detergent will whiten your laundry" [syn:
          white] [ant: blacken]